About Immanuel Church
Committed to Spiritual Enlightenment
Immanuel Church has a rich and inspiring history that we are proud to share with you. Our story began several years ago when a group of faithful individuals came together with a shared vision of creating a community of believers who could support one another in their faith journeys.
From humble beginnings, our church has grown in both size and spirit over the years. Today, we are a vibrant congregation with a diverse membership that includes people of all ages and backgrounds. Our worship services are filled with joyful praise and uplifting messages that inspire us to deepen our relationship with God and serve our community.
At Immanuel Church, we believe in the power of faith to transform lives and bring hope to those in need. Our mission is to share the love of Jesus Christ with all people, both within our community and beyond. We strive to be a beacon of light and hope in our world, and to make a positive impact on the lives of those we encounter.
Looking ahead, our future plans include expanding our outreach efforts to better serve our community, strengthening our relationships with other local churches and organizations, and continuing to grow in faith and fellowship as a congregation.
Our mission is to equip and prepare the future generation to bring a revival and so they can continue to build for the kingdom of God & shake the nation.
At Immanuel Church, we hold fast to the core beliefs of our faith, including the authority of scripture, the triune nature of God, the saving power of Jesus Christ, and the importance of living a life of love and service. We are committed to living out these beliefs in all aspects of our lives, and to sharing the good news of salvation with those around us.
We are grateful for the opportunity to share a bit of our history and beliefs with you. We welcome all who seek to know God and grow in faith, and we invite you to join us as we continue on this exciting journey of faith together.
As a church, this is what we believe:
There is one unique and eternal God. He exists in an everlasting loving relationship of Father, Son and Spirit – one God in three persons. God is sovereign in all things: including creation, revelation, redemption, judgment and the establishing of his kingdom. As sovereign loving creator and redeemer, he is worthy of all glory honour and praise.
Men and women together are created in the image of God. Therefore they enjoy a unique dignity in creation and a unique relationship with God.
Men and women together have dominion over the created order.
Tragically, human nature is universally sinful since the Fall and all are guilty before God. This leaves us under the wrath and condemnation of God.
We are unable, without the prior regenerative work of God’s Spirit, to turn ourselves to God.
About the Bible
The Bible is God’s revelation to us. It is divinely inspired and infallible as originally given, and has supreme authority in all matters of faith, conduct and experience.
Scripture is sufficient for knowing God. It is not only central to the well-being of the church but is able to thoroughly equip the Christian community for life and godliness.
There is no other way to know God unless he reveals himself to us.
About Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary.
He is both fully God and truly human. Jesus entered fully into human experience. He endured temptation and he suffered and died. He was perfectly obedient to God his father.
Jesus took on himself the consequences of human sin. He died and was buried. On the third day he rose from the dead bodily and is now exalted as ruler over all.
He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead.
There is only one name under heaven by which we can be brought into relationship with God: the name ‘Jesus Christ’.
It is only through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ, as our representative and substitute, that the guilt, penalty and power of sin can be removed. In that death, God demonstrates his love to us most perfectly and establishes his victory over Satan and all his foes.
The work of the Holy Spirit is necessary to make the death of Jesus effective in an individual’s life. The Spirit enables the sinner to repent and put their faith in Jesus Christ, so that salvation is entirely of God’s grace and not of human merit or works.
Although we enjoy now the blessing of union with Christ and secure relationship with God, we await the final consummation of our hope with the return of Christ, the resurrection of our bodies, and life with him eternally.
About the Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is co-equal with the father and the Son and indwells all true believers.
His role is to bring glory to Jesus Christ thus making Jesus Christ central in all things.
The Spirit works to illuminate believers’ minds to grasp the truth of Scripture, producing in them his fruit, granting them his gifts and empowering them for service.
He grants his gifts for the purpose of service, not self indulgence. Their use is determined – not by personal desire for fulfillment, or satisfaction – but by the principle of building the church. Not every gift of the Spirit is given to the church at every moment of its life, only those necessary for building the church, Christ’s body.
About the Church
The visible church is the gathering of believers around Christ in his word.
It is a community of people intended by God to bear witness to him and actively seek the extension of his rule. Therefore within its community both men and women are to seek proper expression of their gifts as they work to build the church in love.
The Bible makes clear that in church leadership, as in marriage, the roles of men and women are not interchangeable. So we are committed to expressing the differences within relationships of mutual dependence.